In premodern times, death was a more visible phenomenon than now, due to high mortality rates, but also to the fact that dying and death and the subsequent phases of deposition, bereavement and remembrance – more so than today – were collectively experienced, publicly performed, and commemorated in enduring monuments. Remembrance was held to extendContinue reading “CFP: ‘Art and Death in the Netherlands’, Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art 2022, deadline 15 April 2021”
On 5 & 6 August 2021, University College London will be holding an online conference, in collaboration with the British Academy and Peterborough Cathedral, which uses the cult of Oswald of Northumbria as a case study to examine the mechanisms by which saints’ cults spread and also the manner in which veneration of the saintsContinue reading “Call for Blog Posts: ‘Liturgy, Literature & History: Oswald of Northumbria and the Cult of Saints in the High Middle Ages’, deadline 9 April 2021”
The Society for Biblical Literature calls for papers on ‘Art and Religions in Antiquity: Crafting Religion in the Western Empire’ as part of its 2021 annual meeting on 23 November. ‘Continuing a series of sessions that the Art and Religions of Antiquity program has held devoted to regional studies (Syria, the Aegean, etc.), we inviteContinue reading “CFP: ‘Art and Religions in Antiquity: Crafting Religion in the Western Empire’, Society for Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (23 November 2021), deadline 23 March 2021”
The Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS) at Central European University (Vienna/Budapest) is proud to announce the 7th International Graduate Conference on ‘Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World’, 28-29 May 2021. The conference will provide a forum for graduate and advanced undergraduate students working on the Eastern Mediterranean to present their current research, exchange ideas,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World’, Central European University, online (28-29 May 2021), deadline 5 April 2021”
The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent will host its 7th annual Summer Festival on the 18th and 19th June 2021. This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics,Continue reading “CFP: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival, Online Conference (18-19 June 2021), deadline 30 April 2021”
The Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society (LAMPS) at the University of Edinburgh will host a one-day conference with the theme ‘Liminality: Crossing borders, crossing boundaries’, taking place virtually in late June 2021. This conference seeks to explore texts, events, and ideas that exist between and beyond traditional boundaries, and to further our understanding ofContinue reading “CFP: ‘Liminality: Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries’, University of Edinburgh, online (June 2021), deadline 5 April 2021”
This symposium is a follow up to that held in July 2016, which began to explore shared interests in gothic vaults, particularly research aided by digital methods. Our second event aims to take the conversations further and share findings from our ‘Tracing the Past’ research project investigating the design and construction of English medieval vaults.
The Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University invites paper proposals on late antique and medieval Syriac iconography and visual culture for a virtual conference to be held on September 17–18, 2021.
This conference explores the notions of justice and mercy within this highly interdisciplinary critical framework: although focused on Dante, our conference aims to open up to studies analyzing these two notions not only in Dante, but also in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century European poets, prose writers, artists, jurists, preachers, philosophers and theologians.
IS-LE and COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) invite papers for the workshop Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750): a thesaurus under discussion.